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Share Your COVID-19 Fighter Stories

In the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, CU Anschutz healthcare professionals, researchers, faculty and staff, as well as countless students, are on the front lines, rallying to protect our health. They are true heroes.


Author Staff | Publish Date April 02, 2020
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Innovation    Patient Care

Pancreatic Cancer Journey Underscores Importance of a Second Opinion

A year ago, when Colorado was getting pummeled by usual March snowstorms – not a pandemic – Nancy White strolled out on a rare warm day to do some yard work. Leaves bagged, she went back inside and faintly touched her side.


Author Chris Casey | Publish Date April 02, 2020
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Research    Patient Care    COVID-19

Clinical Trial for Patients Hospitalized With COVID-19 Opens at CU Anschutz

On March 25, Thomas Campbell, MD, was in an intensive care unit where a critically ill patient hospitalized with severe COVID-19 was to be the first given an experimental treatment at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus.


Author Shawna Matthews | Publish Date April 01, 2020
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Research    Patient Care

This Is Breakthrough: Dr. Dan Pollyea

“AML is usually not eradicated with traditional, conventional chemotherapy,” says Dan Pollyea, MD, MS, Clinical Director of Leukemia Services and associate professor in the Division of Hematology, “and is a source of relapse when it occurs, which historically is pretty much always with this disease.”  


Author Matthew Hastings | Publish Date March 31, 2020
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Research    Patient Care

Focusing in on Colorectal Cancer: Is 45 the New 50?

A pandemic stole Alba Wilson-Axpe’s chance at the podium recently. But when the Colorado Legislature re-opens its doors to the public, odds are high the 14-year-old will be back to testify.


Author Debra Melani | Publish Date March 26, 2020
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Research    Patient Care

New Down Syndrome Study Goes Beyond Skin Deep

Patchy bald spots and painful skin lesions are targets of a new clinical trial aimed at curbing common skin conditions in people living with Down syndrome. For trial participants, that success would be benefit enough.


Author Debra Melani | Publish Date March 18, 2020
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Patient Care    Education    COVID-19

What Was it Like on the Front Lines of the Spanish Flu?

From typhoid to smallpox to the Spanish Flu, we’ve had no shortage of epidemics in the United States in the last 100 years and no shortage of nurses to help care for the ill. Now, it’s the coronavirus.


Author Guest Contributor | Publish Date March 13, 2020
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Innovation    Patient Care    Community

CU Partners With Salud to Open Clinic in Aurora

The University of Colorado School of Medicine joined Salud Family Health Centers on Friday, February 28, to celebrate the grand opening of a new federally qualified health center in Aurora that will serve community residents who depend on Medicaid for health insurance.


Author Guest Contributor | Publish Date March 03, 2020
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Patient Care

The Latest From Our Coronavirus Expert: Michelle Barron, MD

The coronavirus outbreak continues to cause worldwide alarm as new cases are diagnosed each day. The vast majority of those who contract the illness recover, yet it still poses serious risks. We asked our expert Dr. Michelle Barron, professor of medicine in the division of infectious disease at CU Anschutz and director of infection control and prevention at UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital, about the virus and how best to avoid it.


Author David Kelly | Publish Date March 03, 2020
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Research    Patient Care    COVID-19

Coronavirus: Expert Notes ‘Reasonable Probability There Are More U.S. Cases Than We Are Actually Catching’

Outbreaks of illness caused by the novel coronavirus, called COVID-19, have dramatically increased in countries outside China. As of April 3, COVID-19 had sickened more than 1,041,126 people in 181 countries with over 55,132 deaths globally. 


Author Guest Contributor | Publish Date February 28, 2020
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